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Garden tour with the Head Gardener

Join Dyffryn’s Head Gardener for a tour around the gardens, taking in the seasonal highlights and sharing what the garden team are up to at this time of year.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

This is a specialist 90-minute tour with our Head Gardener, Chris Flynn, focusing on horticultural expertise in the gardens, how we’re gardening for nature, and the ongoing conservation and restoration work of the Grade I listed gardens.

Chris will show you the seasonal highlights of the gardens and share the story of how Dyffryn was created and what that means for us as we work to restore it.

There will be a chance to ask questions, hear Chris’ top tips, and take some inspiration for your own gardens and green spaces. All proceeds from the tour go back into looking after and restoring the gardens.

Dates: Thursday 23 May Thursday 13 June - a focus on gardening for nature and biodiversity in honour of Great Big Green Week Tuesday 18 June Wednesday 10 July Saturday 20 July Wednesday 7 August Saturday 24 August Wednesday 4 September

Cost: £10 per person (normal admission also applies)

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All Head Gardener tour£10.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 03442491895

Meeting point

Meeting point: Welcome Centre

What to bring and wear

This tour will go ahead come rain or shine so please dress for the weather.

Accessibility

This tour can be fully accessible and will adapt to the needs of the group.

Other

Maximum tour size: 15 people Minimum tour size: 6 people If we do not reach the minimum tour size of 6 people one week before the tour, we will cancel and refund your tickets. Normal admission costs also apply, in addition to the tour price. Please pay for entrance to the gardens when you arrive or show your National Trust membership card to gain free entry. You can see our admission prices on the main page of our website.

Contact info

Dyffryn Gardens

Upcoming events

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Blossom Photography at Dyffryn Gardens 

Pick up some top tips on taking the best photos of blossom on a spring stroll around Dyffryn.

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on
19 May to 31 May 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 12 other dates or times
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Blossom Watch Walk at Dyffryn Gardens 

Celebrate the coming of spring with this self-led exploration around all of Dyffryn's seasonal highlights

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on
19 May to 31 May 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 12 other dates or times
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Festival of Blossom at Dyffryn Gardens 

The Festival of Blossom is an annual National Trust moment to help people connect with the beauty and meaning of blossom through activities and the seasonal highlights found at Dyffryn Gardens.

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on
19 May to 31 May 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 12 other dates or times
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House of Discovery exhibition at Dyffryn Gardens 

Discover more of Dyffryn’s history and find out how we’re looking after this special place in our new exhibition in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House.

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on
23 May to 26 Oct 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 68 other dates or times